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Accession_Number REDMG:1935.87.1
adlib_title Apulian gnathian; superposed colour trefoil-lip oinochoe
Shape Trefoil-lip oinochoe
Shape_description Trefoil mouth at the back of which is attached an angular strap handle, that rises slightly and then descends sharply to join the lower shoulder; long neck that broadens gradually to a piriform body; short ring foot with rounded profile, flat resting surface, diagonal inside wall, and slightly convex underside.
Material Terracotta
Fabric Apulian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 10YR 7/4
Decoration Black glaze except for reserved band at join with foot and underside, including resting surface. At the front of the body, the shoulder is decorated with an incised ovolo grieze between two incised lines; this frieze is accentuated with white inscribing the eggs and white dots between the eggs. Beneath is another pair of incised lines between two rows of white dots. The body is decorated with a red band from which emerges, above and below, (ivy) sprays, in added white ‘gilded’ with yellow; two clusters of grapes (again white ‘gilded’ with yellow) hang from this band. Some clusters of three red dots on lower part of body.
Inscriptions
Condition Missing large chip from right side of mouth; grayish-whie deposits, especially on mouth, top of handle, and lower part of body; decoration faded.
Technique/Style Gnathian; superposed colour
Provenance
Period
Date 325-300
Dating_details
Artist Sidewinder Group; Dunedin Group
Attribution JRG 14.11.2003 says 'comparatively late member of group', falls within Dunedin Group (except that has female head between wings)
Image
2003.38.0002.jpg
2003.38.0002.jpg
3/4-view of the left side of a Gnathian oinochoe, decorated with an egg-and-dot frieze and and vines.
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2003.39.0004.jpg
2003.39.0004.jpg
3/4-view of the right side of a Gnathian oinochoe, decorated with an egg-and-dot frieze and and vines.
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2003.93.0078.jpg
2003.93.0078.jpg
Front view of a Gnathian oinochoe.
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2003.93.0079.jpg
2003.93.0079.jpg
Right side view of a Gnathian oinochoe.
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2005.99.0058.jpg
2005.99.0058.jpg
Front view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe.
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2005.99.0059.jpg
2005.99.0059.jpg
Front view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe, showing exterior decoration.
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Front view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe.
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2005.99.0061.jpg
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Front view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe, showing the handle.
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2005.99.0062.jpg
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Oblique view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe, showing the base.
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2005.99.0063.jpg
2005.99.0063.jpg
Obliue view of an Apulian trefoil oinochoe, showing exterior decoration and the mouth.
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Comparanda Cf. Green 2001, 87, fig. 10 (ex Charterhouse).
Bibliography BICS 1968.18 (Webster)
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 22.3
Diameters Neck (min.) 4.4, body 12.2, foot 7.1
Handle_height 12.5
Other_dims.
Location Symposium
Edited_by Denise; Amy; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 09.08.2002; 29.10.2004; 10.01.2006; 24.04.2017
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